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Procurement Officer - Indirects

Procurement
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Grow a Better Tomorrow with Nufarm.

We know that growing is about more than just crops and cultivation. It’s about sunshine and rain, early mornings and hard work. It can be frustratingly unpredictable but also wonderfully uplifting. More than anything, it’s about people. Nufarm is the dependable partner behind thousands of agricultural success stories. Every day, growers around the world turn to our products and our people to help with the challenges of fighting disease, weeds and pests, and to increase crop yields.

How can you Unearth the Possibilities with Nufarm?

Nufarm is looking to engage a motivated Procurement Officer – Indirects who will support RFQ and Ariba execution efforts for Nufarm Corporate Services activities. This role will work with the Category Manager - Indirect in support of procurement strategic pursuits principally by managing indirect spend via the agreed upon North American procedures and use of the Ariba procure-to-pay software system. The Procurement Office – Indirects will manage related data utilized in all procurement software systems, purchasing plans, purchase orders, supplier communications and reporting tools while working with key NA facility staff to support NA facility orderings.

What will you be doing?

Procurement

  • Will include but not limited to Travel management, Event planning, Office, IT Supply and Services, Food & Beverage Supplies & Services, Vending machine Services for Chicago Heights, Alsip, Morrisville, Calgary and Greenville locations. Includes, but not limited to, creating all related sourcing projects in Ariba, vendor onboarding and maintenance and ensuring adherence to Nufarm procurement best practices.
  • Develop and manage relationships with key supplier partners related to Nufarm Corporate Services.
  • Create and maintain Ariba punch-out and CIF catalog and negotiated pricing for related spend as required.
  • Work with Accounts Payable team to ensure Nufarm remains in good standing with all suppliers. Will require auditing purchase order variances and recommending action(s) to the Manager of Indirect Spend – North America to resolve and further streamline vendor accounts payable process.
  • Act as a Super User / Change Champion of all corporate services procure-to-pay activity for the North American business.
  • Act as a Super User / Change Champion for all Concur related services, Travel and Expense
  • Handles monthly reporting for indirect procurement categories
  • Support Procurement team with projects and initiatives when required.

Administrative

  • Executive Assistant for the Supply Chain team, includes Greenville support, T&O Sales Lead, CPP Sales Lead, IT, HR.
  • Support Corporate Executive Management team for corporate event planning
  • Provides administrative and tactical support.

Examples of work performed will include calendar management, management of meetings for these teams, expense report administration/audit, including travel and catering, preparation of management presentations, scheduling of meetings, coordination of domestic and international travel, coordinating and responding to office visitors for this team, management of special confidential projects.

What do you bring?

The ideal candidate will hold a bachelor’s degree from a four-year institution or equivalent. Do you have 3+ years of related experience and/or training? The right candidate will be highly efficient with Microsoft Office and especially highly experienced with Excel and Access or similar database programs. Familiarity with Oracle EBS and SAP Ariba systems is a plus. Also desirable is project management experience.

If you want to be a part of a thriving, supportive environment and are inspired by the prospect of being a part of something bigger, we’d love to hear from you.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. All employment decisions are decided based on qualifications, merit and business needs. We are committed to building an inclusive environment for all Nufarm employees.

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